Topic: McAuliffe Hall
Fort Campbell, KY – Staff Sgt. Richard McLain and Sgt. Donnie Roach were awarded the Purple Heart at a special ceremony conducted at McAuliffe Hall Tuesday.
Roach and McLain were surrounded by family and friends as they were each presented the award by 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Acting Senior Commander, Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer. Both men were overcome with emotion as they reflected back on their time in service and combat.
Fort Campbell, KY – Every April, military installations around the globe celebrate Month of the Military Child. Fort Campbell is among them and for 2013, Child Youth and School Services (CYSS) has fun events planned for children and Families throughout the month.
They will kick off the month with their Annual Parade on April 1st at 9:30am. Children from several of Fort Campbell’s child development centers will meet at the parking lot in from of CDC #2, located at 3071 Bastogne Avenue, and participate in a parade around the parking area. Music will be provided by the 101st Division Band. The rain date for this event is April 5th. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Join Fort Campbell Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) as we light the tree at McAuliffe Hall, located on Indiana Avenue.
The Annual Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on December 6th starting at 4:45pm and will include holiday music from the 101st Airborne Division Band, comments from a 101st Airborne Division Command representative, caroling, lighting of the tree, and Santa himself. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Col. William B. Hickman, deputy commander (support), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will be promoted to brigadier general in a promotion ceremony at McAuliffe Hall on July 2nd.
Hickman was nominated for appointment to brigadier general on May 24th, 2011 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 17th, 2011 with a promotion date of July 1st, 2012. Hickman served as the deputy commander (operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), from August 2011 to June 2012 before assuming his current position as deputy commander (support).
Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder will relinquish responsibility as command sergeant major of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell to Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith at a ceremony at McAuliffe Hall on June 8th.
Schroeder has been command sergeant major of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) since February 2010. His next assignment will be as the command sergeant major for III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas.
Written by Megan Locke Simpson
Fort Campbell, KY – Exemplary leadership is a key aspect of military service, and one former Secretary of State Colin Powell learned while 2nd Brigade commander at Fort Campbell in 1976. He visited Fort Campbell Wednesday for the first time since retiring as a part of a tour promoting his newly-released book, “It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership,” co-written with Tony Koltz.
The book explores leadership through a series of parables from Powell’s own life, drawing heavily from his military career and time as the 65th Secretary of State in George W. Bush’s administration. The book chronicles experiences from his upbringing in Harlem to the now-famous Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction speech he delivered to the United Nations in 2003.
Fort Campbell’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” Soldier presented with the Distinguished Service Cross
Written by Megan Locke Simpson
Fort Campbell, KY – A humble 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier received the nation’s second-highest military honor in a ceremony today at McAuliffe Hall.
Sgt. Felipe Pereira is the first “Screaming Eagle” to be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross since Vietnam. The A Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, squad leader earned the recognition for what the official citation calls “distinguished service and heroism” during a firefight in Kandahar, Afghanistan, November 1st, 2010.
Fort Campbell, KY – Maj. Gen. James McConville, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, will host an Honor Eagle ceremony to welcome Col. William B. Hickman as the new deputy commander of operations at McAuliffe Hall August 26th.
Hickman comes to Fort Campbell with 28 years of military service behind him, having served with the Screaming Eagles several times during that period. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Bundle up the children with hats and mittens and join your friends and neighbors as we illuminate the lights on the Installation’s giant tree at McAuliffe Hall, on Indiana Ave. Fort Campbell Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will host the USAA Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 7th. This event is perfect to get into the holiday spirit offering festive warm beverages, holiday music and Family fun for all.
The event will begin at 4:45pm with comments from a 101st Airborne Division Command representative. Following the caroling by all in attendance, the Jolly Old Elf himself will be making a special guest appearance to learn what all the good boys and girls hope to find under their trees this year. Fort Campbell’s Tree Lighting Ceremony is sponsored by USAA, Mugshots by Dana, Operation Home Front, TDOT, and Mathews Nissan. Mentioning of sponsors does not imply Government endorsement.
For more information about the USAA Tree Lighting Ceremony, please call Family and MWR Public Relations, at 270-798-7535.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony December 7th at 4:45pm, in front of McAuliffe Hall, division headquarters for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
The annual event is also when Santa arrives at Fort Campbell.
Holiday music will be provided by the 101st Division Band, in addition to the traditional singing of Christmas carols by those attending. There will also be coffee, hot chocolate and cookie decorating. «Read the rest of this article»
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